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Land use: reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Published by: UK, Committee on Climate Change

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives. Th...

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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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The fate of land in expiring Conservation Reserve Program contracts, 2013-16.

Published online: 02 Apr 2020

Authors: Bigelow, D. & Claassen, R. & Hellerstein, D. & Breneman, V. & Williams, R. & You ChengXia

Content type: Bulletin

Voluntary retirement of cropland under the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides numerous benefits related to soil erosion, water quality...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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Experimental evidence that even minor livestock trampling has severe effects on land snail communities in forest remnants.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Denmead, L. H. & Barker, G. M. & Standish, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification is increasing dramatically in production systems world-wide. Livestock production is an important component of production lan...

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Sustainable land bonds: how governments can finance climate commitments and strengthen rural economies.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: Wheeler, P. & Clenaghan, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

When it comes to fighting climate change, cutting back on fossil fuels is not enough. It has become clear that without urgent changes to land manageme...

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Unintended habitat loss on private land from grazing restrictions on public rangelands.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Runge, C. A. & Plantinga, A. J. & Larsen, A. E. & Naugle, D. E. & Helmstedt, K. J. & Polasky, S. & Donnelly, J. P. & Smith, J. T. & Lark, T. J. & Lawler, J. J. & Martinuzzi, S. & Fargione, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of public lands, and who should have access to them, is often contentious. Most ranches in the western US rely upon seasonal grazing access...

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How imperfect can land sparing be before land sharing is more favourable for wild species?

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Balmford, B. & Green, R. E. & Onial, M. & Phalan, B. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two solutions, at opposite ends of a continuum, have been proposed to limit negative impacts of human agricultural demand on biodiversity. Under land ...

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Land sharing vs. land sparing: does the compact city reconcile urban development and biodiversity conservation?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Soga, M. & Yamaura, Y. & Koike, S. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cities around the world rapidly expand, there is an urgent need to implement the best development form to minimize the negative impacts of urbaniza...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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